[windows2000] Re: SV: Slightly OT: Software RAID with win2k/xp pro

  • From: "Sorin Srbu" <Sorin.Srbu@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx" <windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 07 Sep 2004 13:36:53 +0200

On Tue, 7 Sep 2004 13:27:48 +0200, Svein Arild Haugum wrote:

>Yes they will be accumelated.


>But remember, if one drive dies, all your data is lost. (unless you
>backup the data) 

Know it. It's only a test-rig, running a P133... 8-)

Has anyone had any experience with software raid á la Microsoft?
Good? Bad? Middle way?

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>Fra: Sorin Srbu [mailto:Sorin.Srbu@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] 
>Sendt: 7. september 2004 12:59
>Til: Windows2000 Mailing List
>Emne: [windows2000] Slightly OT: Software RAID with win2k/xp pro
>Hi all,
>I'm fiddling with a raid test over here, with some really ancient
>* 4x harddrives; 428M, 421M, 540M and 540M respectively.
>* Win2k pro sp4
>If I make them all dynamic disks, and build a simple stripe set
>(non-redundant = RAID 0?), will all the space be accumulated to a
>single big array (428M + 421M + 540M +540M = 1929M), or will the
>smallest drive decide the final size (4 x 421=1684M)?
>Not that the difference is that big (about 300M)... But I was
>thinking for later, uhhh..., experiments, where way bigger drives
>will be used.



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